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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'HUNDRED DEER' JAR

    LATE MING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'HUNDRED DEER' JAR
    LATE MING DYNASTY
    Freely painted around the thickly potted sides in various shades of cobalt blue, with groups of deer frolicking in a landscape with trees and swirling clouds, the short neck and lipped rim with blossoming prunus sprays above a double band
    18¾ in. (48.6 cm.) high


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    A similar blue and white vase and cover in The Dresden Porcelain Collection is illustrated by Ernst Zimmermann Chinesisches Porzellan, Seine Geschichte, Kunst und Technik, Leipzig 1913, pl. 47.

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    Please note that the date of this lot should read 19th century


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